Blake Griffin had 22 points and 10 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Chicago Bulls 94-89 on Tuesday night for their seventh straight victory, the team’s longest winning streak in two decades.
The San Antonio Spurs mowed down another opponent, using their guile under pressure to close out another perfect playoff series. Tim Duncan scored 21 points, Tony Parker added 17 and the Spurs beat the Los Angeles Clippers 102-99 on Sunday night to win their second-round matchup 4-0 and advance to the Western Conference finals.
Tim Duncan scored 19 points, helping engineer a 24-0 run in the third quarter after the Spurs trailed by 24 points, and San Antonio defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 96-86 on Saturday to take a commanding 3-0 lead in their second-round playoff series.
Tony Parker scored 22 points on his 30th birthday, Tim Duncan had 18 and the San Antonio Spurs beat the fading Los Angeles Clippers 105-88 on Thursday night, pushing their winning streak to 16 and taking a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series.
Tim Duncan had 26 points and 10 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs, recharged after a weeklong layoff, wore down the busy Los Angeles Clippers to win Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinals series, 108-92 on Tuesday night.
The Los Angeles Clippers refused to let a third chance to knock the Memphis Grizzlies out of the playoffs slip away.
Marc Gasol scored 23 points and Zach Randolph added 19 as the Memphis Grizzlies avoided elimination by beating the Los Angeles Clippers 92-80 on Wednesday night, forcing a Game 6 in the Western Conference first-round series.
Chris Paul scored eight of his 27 points in a dynamic overtime performance, and the Los Angeles Clippers moved to the brink of their second playoff series victory in 36 years with a 101-97 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night, taking a 3-1 series lead.
O.J. Mayo scored 10 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, and the Memphis Grizzlies bounced back to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-98 on Wednesday night.
Chris Paul hit a pair of free throws with 23.7 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from 27 down to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 99-98 Sunday night in the opening game of the Western Conference series.
When Griffin had a wide open lane in last night’s Clippers-Timberwolves games last night, it seemed only natural that he add to his impressive dunking resume. That’s not exactly what happen.
This is almost becoming commonplace.
You need to see what Blake Griffin did to Kendrick Perkins Monday night in Los Angeles.
Chris Paul could nitpick everything the Clippers didn’t do in his much-hyped debut — and he boldly referred to the rebounding as “horrendous.”
David Stern and Billy Hunter are still hard at work trying to save the NBA season but it appears that many of the league’s top stars are getting ready to hit the road for a two-week world tour that will consist of six games spanning across four continents.
A high-end Hollywood publicist could not have planned it any better for Derrick Rose and the Bulls.
The NBA All-Star reserves were announced Thursday night. Many were hoping to see Carlos Boozer, Luol Deng or Joakim Noah named to the team. Unfortunately, those hoping to see more Bulls joining rose will be disappointed.
In his two seasons as head coach of the Chicago Bulls, Vinny Del Negro lead the team to an 82-82 record. One year after firing him the Bulls are off to a 33-14 start and sit in third place in the Eastern Conference.
It was the first game the Bulls were without Joakim Noah and they trailed most of the game against the Clippers. Chicago made a push to comeback in the fourth , falling short by one point. If that’s not enough bad news, Taj Gibson left the game during the third with a concussion.